In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(denial/criticism) vehemente(feelings) intenso(feelings) vehementehe was vehement in his opposition — se opuso con vehemencia
- Despite vehement pleas for a penalty, referee Mr Hoare was unmoved.
- Some of the most vehement criticism has come from New York itself.
- So it boils down to his word against the vehement denials by the government officials.
- Leaders of the coalition are vehement in arguing that cooperation with the social movements should be a cornerstone of any new party.
- The Uefa elite managers' committee, headed by Sir Alex Ferguson, has long been vehement in its opposition to the proposed changes.
- On the subject of chastity until marriage she is just as vehement.
- He does not mince his words and he is vehement in his condemnation of her quest to have another baby at the age of 56.
- Luckhurst was one of McLeish's most vehement critics during the former First Minister's spell in office.
- Contestabile has been a vehement critic of the controversial law.
- The first of them is an eloquent defence of laissez-faire capitalism, the other is an even more vehement denunciation of it.
- At the other end of the scale, George Foreman remains the most vehement opponent of this whole enterprise.
- But it is unusual to hear such vehement attacks on the profit motive of a private company by a right wing media commentator.
- Stuart Golabek felt otherwise and was booked by referee Craig Thomson for his vehement protests.
- Nowadays, Weldon is a vehement opponent of psychotherapy, but back then she underwent analysis.
- He was obviously expecting a more vehement denial and was taken aback when I laughed at him.
- Their objections grew more vehement when Roberts described how he intended to conduct the inquiry.
- And why did the man who previously enjoyed life in England, suddenly show a vehement hatred of the country?
- This prompted some vehement criticism from shareholders in May.
- Robertson issued a vehement rebuttal last night, claiming his comments had been taken out of context and threatening legal action.
- He was prepared to put aside his vehement opposition to the US because of the help it was providing.
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